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April 18, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 116) • Page Image 1

…gather onight: Showers and hunde eorms, low 53*. omorrow: Cloudy, chance f rain, high 68. CVit l~t WI ti One /undredfve years of edioriialfreedom Thursday April 18, 1996 I .;r I Regents may cuss same- sex benefits e xJodi Co e bJeff Eldridge w'ily Staif Reporters The last University Board of Regents meeting before ,ommencement-and the last ofthe semester-will be held oday and tomorrow. The board is expected to approve final degree lists...…

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…2A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, April 18, 1996 NATION/WORLD Explosion rocks London district Blast follows warning reportedly from IRA T IC7 .k Now ... ,,.r.. -, ~#,'~p, LONDON (AP) - An explosion rocked an expensive residential district of west London last night, following a warn- ing call attributed to the Irish Republican Army, police and fire officials said. The blast blew out windows at an empty house and neighboring build- ings ...…

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… LOCAL/STATE The Michigan Daily - Thursday, April 18, 1996 - 3A Web pages offer use resources Want to find out how to contact a vorite lobbying group? How about receiving a free pamphlet on how to drive better, courtesy of Michigan's secretary of state? The University's "Government Re- soutces on the Web"home-page touches on a wide range of topics, from foreign politics to federal grants, and it has even won special home-page awards. Users s...…

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…4A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, April 18, 1996 a1te £irbtgi n &Idg 420 Maynard Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan RONNIE GLASSBERG. Editor in Chief ADRIENNE JANNEY ZACHARY M. RAIMI Editorial Page Editors Unless otherwise noted, unsigned editorials reflect the opinion of the majority of the Daily's editorial board. All other articles, letters and cartoons do not necessarily reflect th...…

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…NATION/WORLD The Michigan Daily - Thursday, April 18, 1996 - 5A GOP moderates call for wage raise WASHINGTON (AP) - Moderate :House Republicans broke ranks and joined Democrats calling for an elec- tion-year increase in the minimum wage, a vote Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.) and other GOP leaders have tried to pre- ,vent. House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-Texas) said through an aide that he d no plans to schedule the bill for the 'Moor. But with ...…

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…6A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, April 18, 1996 WRIST WATCH found. Call 930-9980 to Clam. ****MODERN 2 BEDROOM Furnished apts. 2 blocks to Diag. Fall, parking, disposals, A/C, microwaves, laundry, storage lockers, 2-4 persons 663-4101 Campus Management ***LEASE CANCELLATION 2 bdrm. apt. 1 month rent already paid. Lots of extras 741-9300. ***MAY-MAY ATTRACTIVE 2 bdrm. Fum. Prkg. 426 S. Fourth Ave. $650. 665- 2621. 503 CHURCH- Great locat...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Thursday, April 18, 1996 - 7A DON'T PASS THIS BY! $149/mo. buys you free laundry, dishwasher, private entrance, 1100 sq. ft., and your roommates are the 2 best guys I know. May-Aug. 913- 8545. ' E. UNIV. & OAKLAND SUBLET. 1-3 bdrms. in 4 bdrm. apt. Fits 4 people. Female, non-smokers only. Call Kate 663-4228. IRE 2 BDRM. FURN. duplex $300/mo. f rso/couple. Sum. Pets OK 913-4481. EXC. 2 BDRM. AVAIL. May 1-Aug. Pets allowed ...…

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…8A -The Michigan Daily - Thursday, April 18 1996 y STUDENTS ANYWHERE in the U.S. on Continental $159 or $239. Bring your Con- BASS GUITAR 4 SALE Washburn 5 string, tinental voucher & AMEX card. Linda at black body, hardshell case, strap, cable, 8 sets Re ency Travel, 209 S. State 665-6122. of strings! Exc. cond., $300. Call Dave @ Europe $199 OW "Caribbean/Mexico $189 RT HERB DAVID GUITAR Studio 302 E. & Domestic Destinations Cheap!!! HiERBy...…

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…Clinton tells U comuntment ti The Washington Post seemed choked wi TOKYO - President Clinton told luted by the Ameri U:S.troops of his continued commitment "Fifty years ago to the U.S.-Japan security alliance yester- one would have be day, as he wound up a visit to Japan that can carrier and a Ja is being seen here as an important mile- be berthed side by stone in the relationship between the would work shoul world's two leading economic power...…

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… ftmd#g=]Ddd*tl Free Uma! Free Uma! The new film, "The Truth About Cats and Dogs," stars Uma Thurman and Janeane Garofalo in what is dubbed a "romantic 'Cyrano de Bergerac' comedy." There will be a free sneak preview of the movie tonight at the Natural Science Auditorium at 8 o'clock. And, of course, .admission is free. Thursday April 18, 1996 IOA Funk, jazz bands, 'U' groups join in weekend-long music festival By Brian A. Gnatt Daily Musi...…

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… Octopussy Octopuses are flying off fish-~arket shelves and soon will be flying at Joe Louis Arena. Most Detroit Red Wings fans are familiar with the tradition b now. It dates back to 1952, when the first of the eight-armed creatures was tossed at defunct Olympia Stadium - each arm representing the number of victories needed to win the Stanley Cup. That now requires 16 wins, the first of which the Red Wings will seek Wednesday night in the op...…

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…12A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, April 18, 1996 Michigan men look to Lilk the Kepler Wolverines hope to guild off 5th-place finish at Legends of Indiana tourney By John Friedberg Daily Sports Writer It is a good news, bad news situa- tion for the Michigan men's golfteam. The good news is their performance last weekend. The Wolverines' fifth- place showing at the Legends of Indi- ana tournament was their best of the spring. The bad news ...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Thursday, April 18, 1996 - 13A .Hohnes rej confidence 5ris now in her victory y Andy Knudsen - Daily Sports Writer The Michigan softbal sfruggled against a first-year) sin team last weekend. Yesterday, the Wolverines ateam with three times as mu rience and Michigan play times better. in their sweep of yest doubleheader with Purdue, t Wolverines (13-2 Big Ten overall) had little trouble scori up only one run and collec...…

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…14A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, April 18, 1996 Women netters need strong start By Jiten Ghelani Daily Sports Writer No team wants to fall behind early, putting its back against the wall. The Michigan women's tennis team has a tendency to start off slowly, a bad habit thatmay have cost it some key matches. The Wolverines are already banged up. Adding their recent doubles woes puts them in a tough position in almost every match. In Big Te...…

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… 0 0 0 0 0 0 the michigan dail best o ann arbor Law School Business School 1996 i Graduate School Medical School Don't miss out! THE BEST OF ANN ARBOR L I11 in test preparation Call 1-800-KAP-TEST now! A, get ahigher score w …

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…0 0 0 0 30B - The Michigan Daily - WeeeL, ek. - Best of Ann Arbor - Thursday, April 18, 1996 The Michigan Daily - W, c; wer A4 Funniest Reading: T. Coraghessan Boyle In October, the audience at Rackham loved his blackly come- dic story, "Termination Dust," about a matchmaking scenario that goes strangely awry. And hey, the guy has a cool skull ring, too. You gotta love that. Most Difficult Reading to Attend: Jamaica Kincaid While her ...…

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… 7f w 9 w The Michigan Daily - W/4.e, ct. 4B - The Michigan Daily - Wu(e*4d, et. - Best of Ann Arbor - Thursday, April 18, 1996 Best Prof.: Ralph Williams Once again, we like you, we really like you! Best Course: Primo Levi Ralph Williams,again. Nobody does it better when it comes to the stirring story of this Holocaust survivor. Best Residence Hall: West Quad Close to campus, mini-mall in the basement and there's few first-year stu- de...…

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…0 0 28B - The Michigan Daily - Wue ,c Uc. - Best of Ann Arbor - Thursday, April 18, 1996 Best (and Worst) Department of Theater and Drama production, including Direction: "Twelfth Night" ("Wuthering Heights'") With a wave of his proverbial magic wand, Philip Kerr transformed another classic into a vibrant, invigorating mas- tery of concept and form, breathing life into Shakespeare's often-misunder- stood late comedy. On the other hand, the ...…

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… 0 0 6B - The Michigan Daily - Weue4t , e4 - Best of Ann Arbor - Thursday, April 18, 1996 The Michigan Daily - Wcd!e*e, -. - B Best Cause: Tie between The Graduate Employees Organization (GEO) and the Code of Student Conduct Who says organized labor is on the downfall. Bet you never knew your T.A. (oh, we mean G.S.I) had it in them to stand out in the cold and fight hard for what they believe in. Rock on GSis. And how about that Code? Fi...…

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…0 0 26B - The Michigan Daily - WactA .4 e-- Best of Ann Arbor -- Thursday, April 18, 1996 Films to look forward to: Michael Bay's "Thde Rock," Disney's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," Mision Impossile"Jan De Bont's "Twister,"' Jeriy Zak;' 'Marvin's RoomW"AJi Jaiusek's "Dead Mea" "Sleepers;" "Evita"anrd "The Crucible." Best Chick Flick: "Waiting To Exhale" Best Guy Film: "Showgirls" The Worst Sequel (oth- erwise known as the I'd- rather-p...…

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…8B - The Michigan Daily - Wed"z, e - Best of Ann Arbor - Thursday, April 18, 1996 The Michigan Daily - Wu$.t , e4. - Plans for summer, 1996? Good idea, Dean I was a little groggy and beery when they called me on the phone. "What? Another column? Yeah, I can whip one more of those up. Why, what's it for? 'The Best of Ann Arbor'? For real? Oh no, oh my, oh dear." That means it must be getting close to summer. Now, here's the problem: I have n...…

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… Jrw rswr ss w r .ca>a rr: rr i24B -he Michigan Daily - WeW 4, e. - Best of Ann Arbor - rsday, April 18, 1996 a a as -. : The Michigan Iy -Wc.~ :!m qw 9w Iw MW w -Iqw ,I F tt -Arm vw - I --Best Frat House with a Liquor License: Pi Kappa Rick's This local bar never fails to attract the best in frat crowds that are never interested in listening to the bands that play there. But they have cheap beer! Best Concert to be Sprayed with Bo...…

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….1118 T6. \\L W . R :1., 1 _N n--l -1 A-- A L... TL.. ....J.... A-A X10 4nn( _ ox-7x rm:TrcrtiaL11t7aaaalrrr"+rrrwmin, !!mza 1B-Tne Mikan Daily - Wet*"cl Best of Ann Arbor - nhursakiprii 18~,1996 a a a a ir ri n miniga uaiy ,es w w w wqpp lw w Best Chinese: Dinersty. Whether you have it delivered or cram into the always-crowded restau- rant to eat it, Dinersty's food is defi- nitely the best of Chinese. Best Korean: Kana You can'...…

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… -22B -e Michigan Daily - WUe4gc, e. - Best of Ann Arbor - rsday, April 18, 1996 e a a a w The Ic igan 3w 7" w qw" .wl fi -Best Sporting Goods: Hary 's Your mother wears combat boots. Maybe not, but if she did, she'd probably buy them here. And what a selection they have. Best Travel: Council All right, folks: Take your financial aid checks, cash them and let's all go to Cancun! Ah, the plight of the student. Best Groceries: Meijer ...…

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… I IItIVIIrIJIutpiI L/IIiv- Vire r.7rJA: E1'. - MT= 1 2B - The Mi~ an Daily - Wusea, ca- Best of Ann Arbor - ThursdApril 18, 1996 A Alk ja IIlC ivIIcrngars Uaiiy Vjjjjt!!n 944. - DC5! a w .L4. LiM e i Media pushes envelope too far on young pilot story -qw IW One month ago, 7-year-old Jessica Dubroff, her flight instructor and her father announced that Jessica would attempt to break the world record and become the youngest person to fl...…

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…20B -he Michigan Daily -, e. - Best of Ann Arbor - ursday, April 18, 1996 0 0 The Michigan Dai-- Wu4e, 4. - 7 ~- ~ 1' - -x.K-- The Best of Ann Arbor? Could it be the proletari Best Records: Tower Records Corporate record companies die! But they've sure got a lot records. This place has more discs in its Cajun section alone than most places have in their entire store. Check out the listening stations as well, because there's nothing worse...…

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… 14B - The M igan Daily - W/4d.1., e.- Best of Ann Arbor - Thurs* April 18, 1996 a a Al a a a a The Michigan Daily - 4e*, 4c. - Bes 1. Weekend co-editor takes introspective look at best of city Why can't we al just stayin Ann Arbor tl By Karl Jones Daily Weekend Editor For the past few weeks I have been pacing back and forth in the Daily Arts Office and wondering just why it was that I felt compelled to write a column for Best of An...…

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…18B TheMichigan Daily - We , 4. - Best of Ann Arbor -hursday, April 18, 1996 0 0 0 The Michigangily - Wedeu4, _. .. .r r r Best place to meet a mate: Class For the second year in a row, the Ann Arbor community has voted "class" as the best place to meet a mate. It must be those fluorescent lights in the classrooms. They lend a marvelous yellow tone to the skin, which sets off the purple bags under one's eyes quite nicely in those 9 a.m. ...…

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…16B - The Mician Daily -- Wtcese., 4.0 Best of Ann Arbor -Thursday il 18, 1996 0 0 0 # 0 0 The Michigan Daily - tt*, c 4. - Best NOPPORN KICHANANTHA/Daiiy SARA STILLMAN/Daily m r- OD -T T. P C * au *i STEPHANIE GRACE LIM/Daily Daily Photogs pick their favorites '95-'96 JONATHAN LURIE/Daily TONYA BROAD/Daily KRISTEN SCHAEFER/Daily JENNIFER BRADLEY-SWIFT/Daily Captions:(from left to right) WARREN ZINN/Daily JOSH BIGGS/Daly 3 ...…

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